p.29 Beyond the Peaks of Visicalc
[author Jack Bishop]
Three new software packages help fiscal planners study large, complex financial models.
p.40 Build the Microvox Text-to-Speech Synthesizer, Part 2 : Software
[author Steve Ciarcia]
Rules for conversion of plain English text to phonemes govern the operation of this SC-01A-based device.
p.68 What Makes Business Programming Hard?
[author James L. Woodward]
A banker/programmer describes some of the pitfalls in writing software that handles "routine" business tasks.
p.80 Adapting microcomputers to Wall Street
[author Robert Franz]
Microcomputers are fast becoming crucial tools for financial managers.
p.96 Putting Real-World Interfaces to Work, Part 1 : Monitoring Physical Quantities with the TRS-80
[author William Barden Jr.]
A summary of techniques for interfacing the TRS-80 to the "realworld" and a look at some of the transducers that provide practical applications.
p.128 The State of Industrial Robotics
[author J. Michael Callahan]
Industrial robots are playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing. Here we look at some of the fundamentals of robot design and describe some robot subsystems.
[author Robert Dickinson]
You can become an entrepreneur and pit your company against the competition in this two-player telecomputing game for the TRS-80 Model III. It's the sixth-place winner in the BYTE Game Contest.
[author Gordon Mills]
You'll need to muster up more than the usual amount of game strategy for this adventure that sometimes penalizes the aggressive player. It captured fifth place in the BYTE Game Contest.
p.210 The Case of the Purloined Object Code: Can It Be Solved? Part 2: Approaches to Software Protection
[author Richard H. Stern]
An expert on software-protection law tackles the tough issues.
p.254 User's Column : A BASIC and Pascal Benchmark, Elegance, Apologies, and FORTH
[author Jerry Pournelle]
A microcomputer user assesses the speed and convenience of some languages currently available.
p.291 An introduction to the Human Applications Standard Computer Interface, Part 1: Theory and Principles
[author Chris Rutkowski]
Six years' effort has already gone into developing an interface design that promises to make computing power more accessible to the general consumer.
p.315 The Personal Computer as an Interface to a Corporate Management Information System
[author N. R. McBurney II]
Designing an intelligent terminal program for the Apple II Plus.
p.360 Software Arts' TK Solver
[author Gregg Williams]
Software Arts' new "toolkit" equation solver is like an electronic calculator for algebra.
p.380 Naming Your Software
[author Stephen A. Becker]
Registered trademarks provide the best protection for your software creations.
p.406 Program Your Own Text Editor , Part 2: Install the Video-Display-Oriented Text Editor on Your System
[author Richard Fobes]
A listing of the text editor's source code with numerous comments concludes this two-part article.
p.224 Radio Shack Compiler BASIC
[author Rowland Archer]
p.392 Wyse Technology's WY-100 Terminal
[author Mark Haas]
p.400 Edu-Ware's Statistics 3.0
[author Brownlee Elliott]
p.447 Systems Plus: FMS-80
[author Jack L. Abbot]
p.6 Editorial: Some Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
p.26, 386, 454, 468 BYTE's Bits
p.312 Programming Quickies: Generating Mohr's Circle
p.385, 390 Book Reviews: Personal Documentation for Professionals, Means and Methods; Visicalc: Home and Office Companion
p.390 BYTE's Bugs
p.451 Clubs and Newsletters
p.452 Ask BYTE
p.459 Event Queue
p.466 Books Received
p.467 Software Received
p.471 What's New?
p.525 Unclassified Ads
p.526 BOMB, BOMB Results
p.527 Reader Service